Prescribing Preparations for Self Care

Part of NHS South East London Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) “Healthier Together” Five Year Strategy is to deliver best value by ensuring that we live within our means and use our resources well. Therefore to help us deliver our strategy and continue to support the cost effective, evidence based use of medicines, The CCG no longer supports the routine prescribing of medications for acute (short term) illnesses, minor and/or self-limiting conditions; and health supplements.

Position Statement for Prescribing Preparations Available to Purchase Over the Counter (OTC) for Self Care